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From the Past

Plan gets a big ‘yes’
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:57:59

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are delighted that residents voted to accept their Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Praise for out-going clerk
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:57:15

Tammy Williams is leaving Alvechurch Parish Council, where she has been interim clerk and Clerk for almost four years, to work for The National Lottery.

Planning chief acts to resolve Cala-gate
Posted on December 19 2019 at 12:56:52

Planners have told Cala Homes to make the planned public right of way through the Foxhills estate in Barnt Green accessible.

‘Heritage site’ outcry
Posted on December 19 2019 at 12:53:52

Missing chimneys should be rebuilt, urges expert.

Ready for an emergency
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:51:22

Alvechurch parish councillors have agreed to adopt an emergency plan outlining what to do in case of a natural disaster or accident.

Season’s Greetings!
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:50:22

Villagers in Barnt Green, Blackwell, Lickey and Alvechurch celebrated the start of Christmas with music and light.

The gift of giving
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:49:58

Finstall Preschool held a present collection for homeless people in Birmingham.

Eco-friendly swap shop
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:49:58

With news stories telling us that Christmas jumpers are bad for the environment, the Cleaner, Greener Alvechurch group offered a way for people to recycle their festive outfits.

Police Commissioner visits
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:48:58

West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner John-Paul Campion will be at Beoley Parish Council’s meeting on Tuesday February 11 to meet residents and discuss police activity in the parish.

Parking plan
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:48:22

Parking restrictions on Station Road, Alvechurch, between 8am-6pm Monday to Friday have gone out to police for their comments, county councillor Charlie Hotham told parish councillors.

Plea for ‘Hopwood Gateway’
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:47:22

Speeding on the A441 through Hopwood has not been reduced by temporary cameras in conjunction with the Safer Roads Partnership, Alvechurch parish councillors heard.

Speed watch scheme
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:46:15

Beoley residents, concerned about excessive speeding in the parish, have volunteered to participate in a Community Speed Watch scheme run by West Mercia Police.

Brown river remains
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:46:15

Hearing that street lighting was to be repaired in Bordesley, Alvechurch parish councillor Steve Hornsby told colleagues: “I am very pleased because it will give us an even better view of the Brown River of Bordesley.

Temporary speed limit
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:45:15

Beoley Parish Council has successfully persuaded the county council to impose a temporary 30mph speed limit through Portway.

Tree-cycling for charity
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:43:15

Remember that you can have your real Christmas tree recycled and raise funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital at the same time, thanks to a scheme by Cofton-based Fee’s Trees.

Crackdown on fly-tipping
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:41:15

The problem of fly-tipping in the Village area is to be addressed by Bromsgrove District Council.

Star player shares skills
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:40:15

The Alvechurch Ladies Under-11 football team enjoyed a special training session when Birmingham City player Claudia Walker (pictured right, with the squad) came for a visit.

Library review leaves readers in the dark
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:39:15

After more than a year under review, the future of Worcestershire’s libraries, including Alvechurch, which serves most Village readers, remains unclear.

Badgers inspire new book
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:37:15

Bromsgrove author Margaret Gardner has written a children’s book inspired by the badgers living at the bottom of her garden.

Polly meets Vinny!
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:10:15

Seven-year-old Polly Butcher, of Barnt Green, was the latest winner of a Mini Vinny in our monthly competition.

Villagers ready to wassail
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:01:15

It’s wassail season, and there are several events taking place around the area.

Bin gaffe
Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:48:15

County council staff may need a map to help them identify the county boundary – a new winter grit bin destined for Beoley parish has mistakenly been sited in Tanworth parish, in Stratford district, Warwickshire.

Tower takes shape
Posted on December 19 2019 at 10:45:15

Despite some setbacks in 2019, work will soon continue on the restoration of the derelict wind pump at the top of Cobley Hill between Tutnall and Alvechurch.

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